Rockhopper Completes Logging at Sea Lion Prospect

North Falkland Basin
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Rockhopper announced that the Ocean Guardian semisub completed wireline fluid and pressure testing, and obtained multiple pressure readings and fluid samples from well 14/10-2 on the Sea Lion prospect. The obtained samples will be shipped to a dedicated laboratory since the semisub is not equipped with facilities to perform an analysis. However, observations suggest that the samples are oil. The sample chambers filled rapidly, indicating a good quality reservoir with no evidence of any free water. Pressure data was sound with most of the test points located in a good-quality reservoir. Rockhopper plans to run a liner and will apply to suspend the well for future testing at a later date. The Sea Lion prospect is located on Block 14/10 in Production Licenses 032 and 033 on the eastern basin margin of the Falkland Islands. Rockhopper wholly owns and operates the prospect.

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